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AVT 2167 Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Navigation & Planning

Principles of aeronautical charts, national airspace system, aircraft navigation instruments, navigational systems and global differences in navigational operations. Air traffic control procedures and pilot responsibilities as they relate to enroute operations, terminal area and radar operations; including instrument departure and approach procedures.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: AVT 1119 


  • Comprehend and apply aeronautical publications including Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) and their applicability to the flight environment.
  • Identify and apply federal aviation regulations related to aircraft dispatch when planning instrument flight operations in the national airspace system.
  • Comprehend and apply the principles of precision and non-precision instrument flight procedures for departure, enroute, arrival and their relationship to weather in flight planning.
  • Comprehend air traffic operations for enroute and terminal areas. Understand the use of radar and the execution of instrument departure and approach procedures.
  • Comprehend and apply principles of navigational systems including VOR, NDB, and GPS and limitations of flight instruments and navigational systems as it applies to flight planning.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2